Tbilisi-Rustavi highway

Rustavi road workers still on strike, decision expected Thursday

By | May 20th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch–Workers on a highway south of Tbilisi are still on strike, demanding a USD 4 per day pay rise, because of the rapid devaluation of the national currency over the half year. Efforts are now underway to try to negotiate with the Chinese company […]

Road workers on strike on Tbilisi-Rustavi highway

By | May 18th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A strike has broken out among workers on a new highway connecting Tbilisi with Rustavi, a town 20km to the south. Workers demand a ten lari (USD 4) pay rise from their current 20 lari (USD 8) per day. Their demand comes as a result of a 30 percent […]

Locals in Tbilisi demonstrating against Chinese road construction company

By | January 9th, 2015|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , |

Representatives for the company Sinohydro Corporation Ltd met Kvemo Kartli governor Giorgi Mghebrishvili and Rustavi mayor Davit Jikia in April 2014. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In a village just south of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, locals are protesting against a Chinese company which they claim is destroying their farm land. Residents in Krtsanisi fear that if the company continues its work, a road leading to the village […]